Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 29, 2013

Education Newsmakers: 06/29/2013


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — - Traverse City Area Public Schools Board of Education recently announced the 2012/2013 retiring TCAPS employees: Kathy Angove, 28 years of service, English teacher, East Middle School; Debra Anton, 13 years of service, art teacher, Saint Francis High School; Cathy Bolter, 15 years of service, administrative assistant, East Middle School; Ron Brakel, 13 years of service, custodian, West Senior High School; Pat Brumbaugh, 13 years of service, music teacher, West Senior High School; Rolayne Casler, 22 years of service, kitchen leader/cook manager, West Middle School; Dave Coates, 31 years of service, building and facilities manager, district; Greta Cook, 17 years of service, bus driver and teacher assistant, transportation and Traverse Heights Elementary School; Susan Davis, 24 years of service, cook’s assistant, West Middle School; Nancy Fitzpatrick, 35 years of service, geography teacher, East Middle School; Jane Fouchey, 32 years of service, lead administrative assistant, Interlochen Community School; Merrilee Fraiser, 12 years of service, custodian, Cherry Knoll Elementary School; Don Freed, 27 years of service, counselor, Central High School; Marjorie Gatzke, 33 years of service, elementary teacher, Interlochen Community School; Bonnie Gotshall, 27 years of service, physical education teacher, West Senior High School; Pat Hanna, 29 years of service, cook’s assistant and day care assistant, Courtade Elementary School and Montessori at Glenn Loomis; Ed Hargis, 27 years of service, elementary teacher, Willow Hill Elementary School; Cynthia Harris, 15 years of service, science teacher, West Senior High School; Deanna Hewitt-North, 25 years of service, special education teacher, West Senior High School; Jill Kramer, 21 years of service, special education teacher, Silver Lake Elementary School; Russ Larimer, 26 years of service, music teacher, West Senior High School; Patty Leibenguth, 20 years of service, elementary teacher, Montessori at Glenn Loomis; Rod Lowes, 30 years of service, director of environmental energy – district; Nancy Lyon, 25 years of service, literacy coach, Traverse Heights Elementary School; Rick Nicolen, 14 years of service, custodian, Willow Hill Elementary School; Wayne Novak, 15 years of service, bus driver, transportation; Gaye Rehkopf, 22 years of service, administrative assistant for special education department, administration; Candace Rice, 22 years of service, elementary teacher, Cherry Knoll Elementary School; Carol Roehrich, 36 years of service, English teacher, Central High School; Robbi Rogers, 12 years of service, elementary teacher, Eastern Elementary School; Jerry Ruskowski, 18 years of service, psychology and economics teacher, West Senior High School; MaryEllen Sanok, 15 years of service, school nurse, district; Joanne Schopieray, 20 years of service, at-risk/special education aide, Silver Lake Elementary School; Pattie Sheets, 22 years of service, science department support, West Middle School; Sue Skillman, 24 years of service, school social worker, Cherry Knoll Elementary School; Kathy van Houwelingen, 20 years of service, special education teacher, Central High School; Dee Ward, 23 years of service, custodian, Blair Elementary School; Waunita Waszak, 25 years of service, elementary teacher, Traverse Heights Elementary School; Danny Whitney, 13 years of service, custodian, Central High School; Cindy Witkowski, 10 years of service, pre-school day care manager, Willow Hill Elementary School; Judy Yakel, 21 years of service, lead administrative assistant, West Middle School.